Television

Awards revenue took a sharp hit in the last fiscal year at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, but rebounding investment income boosted finances even as viewers turned away from the Oscar show, according to the Academy’s annual report. Awards-related revenue declined 10.8 percent, to about $117.7 million from $131.9 million, in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020, according to the report, which was posted Saturday on the Electronic Municipal Market Access
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Hip hop is a multi-billion-dollar musical movement that is now at the center of mainstream culture. It’s grown into something bigger than anyone who attended Cindy Campbell’s 1973 end of summer party at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the West Bronx – widely considered ground zero for hip hop – could ever have expected. That night, Campbell’s 16-year-old brother Clive, otherwise known as DJ Kool Herc, was behind the decks and is credited with kicking off
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The Animation Guild’s contract negotiations with the AMPTP have broken off without a deal but will resume later next year. “An agreement was not reached today,” Alexandra Drosu, the guild’s director of communications and content, told Deadline tonight. “We will have to continue negotiations in the New Year though no date has been set.” The guild’s current contract, which remains in effect, had originally been set to expire on July 29 but was extended to
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The road west is a dangerous one. Paramount+ has dropped the official trailer for Taylor Sheridan’s anticipated Yellowstone prequel series 1883 ahead of its premiere later this month. Paramount Network will air a special simulcast premiere event for 1883 on Sunday, Dec. 19, following a new episode of Yellowstone. Starring Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Billy Bob Thornton, Isabel May and LaMonica Garrett, 1883 is the origin story of how Yellowstone‘s Dutton Family came
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Climate Change TV Fund Launches An organisation has been launched to help develop more TV shows and films about climate change. Climate Spring has attracted funding from the National Lottery Community Fund and Gower Street Trust and is being led by film producers James Durrant and Josh Cockroft, along with climate strategist Lucy Stone. Working closely with writers, commissioners, agents and producers as well as climate experts, Climate Spring will identify shows with commercial appeal
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